City will beef up housing program

City will beef up housing program

There are 1 comment on the Vicksburg Post story from Feb 14, 2008, titled City will beef up housing program. In it, Vicksburg Post reports that:

“I'm not going to say, and I'm never going to say, that we shouldn't be doing down payment assistance”

Two administrators keep jobs Vicksburg will be more aggressive in driving home-ownership and housing development, Mayor Laurence Leyens told the city's two administrators Tuesday as he argued for a broader ... via Vicksburg Post

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Fort Huachuca, AZ

#1 Feb 15, 2008
How can the housing authority no matter how hard the city tries to compete to get commuters to live here there are going to run into problems.
For one thing Jackson Ms made the national list of falling housing prices. Where here the prices go agains the national trend:home priced at 135,000 and up are going up in price. Becouse of construction and such. But in my opinion a 135,000 home is worth half as much or less. Not all commuter middle income families aren't going to live in manufactored homes.
With prices dropping in the central part of the state,it makes those homes more attractive than those here.

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